Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions 

 

  1.  Who is eligible to be an advisor? 

You must be a full time faculty or staff member to be able to advise a club.

  1.  

    How many clubs can I advise? 

The amount of clubs you can advise is unlimited but make sure to not take on more than you can handle. Remember being a club adviser is a commitment.

  1.  How does a club register/ re-register to be a club? 

If a student has approached you that they want to start a club, encourage them to fill out the club registration form to start becoming a registered student organization. Here is the link: http://form.jotform.us/form/41045363795155

  1.  How can my club receive funding? 

To be eligible for funding (Budget Boosts, Special Requests, and Travel Requests), clubs must be in good standing and funding eligible. Contact us for more info.

  1. What are my responsibilities as the advisor?  

The responsibilities of an advisor of an RSO are to advise the organization members, represent the student organization and the University of North Florida.

  1. What is expected of me as an advisor? 

   As an advisor you should understand the university policies and club alliances policies to be able to advise your members. 

  • Attending a club alliance meeting to become educated.
  • Read the RSO Handbook.
  • Sit down with the officers of the club and ask what they want from you.
  • Help set goals with your officers for the club.
  • Oversee the treasurer’s finances and secretary’s minutes.
  1. How can my club make reservations for events tabling?

Reservations are made through the Student Union Reservations desk use this link to contact them: http://www.unf.edu/studentunion/Reservations.aspx

  1.  How can I get more involved?  

Ways to become a more involved include:

  • Attending a club alliance meeting to become educated.
  • Read the RSO Handbook.
  • Sit down with the officers of the club and ask what they want from you.
  • Help set goals with your officers for the club.
  • Oversee the treasurer’s finances and secretary’s minutes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    9. Can I be held Liable for the actions of my club?

 

The short answer is no, but by being the advisor you have taken on additional responsibility. The best idea is to prevent liabilities before they happen. If you are going to having an event, or anything where risk is involved, contact Margaret Szerba at m.szerba@unf.edu, to get liability forms for people who participate to fill out.

  1.   How does my organization make purchases?  

Purchases are made through the business and accounting office in Student Government. Contact us for more info.